In film business more and more companies want to work with a fixers, usually a “self employer” which does not mean that you are legaly update with tax system and Social Security duties. Why not hire a company? Because the customer just thinks it’s more expensive. True or not if you think in quality you must consider and analyze the situation.
Did you know that …? To request permission to shoot any entity would also ask for references and you will complete an extensive questionnaire. Do you think a fixer has it. Answer, no.
Did you know that …? To cut a road will need permission from the Ministry of Development of the Autonomous Community (posting of a bond), the Directorate General of Traffic, local police, City Council and / or permission of the Natural Park. Do you think a fixer has it. Answer, some of them know but certanly a production company based in the area knows much better. Less risk.
Did you know that …? To shoot in locations such a National Road you must follow and strict protocol and follow carefully standards regulations developed by Traffic Ministery. If not your shooting days can be
Did you know that …? Another example. If you want to shoot in a port. You will need the permission of the Port Authority, Customs and the Guardia Civil who must give written notice upon entering or leaving the port. The presentation of the documentation associated with these permits is exhaustive. This work is somewhat easier for a local producer or location manager, but extremely difficult for a fixer or a foreign producer who wants to make these arrangements directly. The confidence and experience demonstrated by the local company make it simply.
Did you know that …? In any business is important to have a good network of contacts, we ensure that in the case of Mediterranean countries this matter is not only important, it is vital to get things done.
Did you know that …? Spain is Europe. So many of us we will fight every day to provide you with European quality standards.
It is for this reason that we ask you kindly confirm that once the budget let us do our job.